Communications Coordinator

Company: Florida Division of Emergency Management


Contact Person: Alecia Collins, Communications Director

Application Deadline: February 6, 2023


The Florida Division of Emergency Management is hiring a full-time, in-person communications coordinator who thrives in a fast-paced work environment. Those applying for this role should be willing and able to work extenuating hours in the event of activation for emergencies impacting the State of Florida.

Job Duties include:
• Development of social media content on various social media platforms in coordination with Graphics and Branding Manager
• Draft press releases, gubernatorial proclamations and website content
• Draft talking points and presentations for conferences and speaking events
• Event pitches and event planning
• Track and analyze relevant news media coverage
• Conduct constituent relations via phone and email
• Serve as a Public Information Officer for the State Emergency Response Team during states of emergency
• Manage outreach collateral inventory and provide materials to communities as requested


Minimum Qualifications
• A four-year degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism or a related field
• At least one year of job or internship experience in a related field
• Proficiency in AP Style writing
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Experience in social media management, particularly Twitter and Facebook

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with photography and video content creation
• Experience in design (Canva, Adobe Suite, etc.)
• Ability to work independently and in a team to develop projects and pitch events to promote the Division and its core values
• Ability to work long hours and weekends as needed during states of emergency
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced environment

How to Apply

Email your resume and cover letter to [email protected].

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Job Originally Posted on: Tuesday, January 31, 2023